ATLANTA -- D'Marcus Simonds scored 29 points with four 3-pointers and Georgia State beat Georgia Southern 81-72 on Saturday to stay in first place in the Sun Belt Conference.
Georgia State scored 20 points off 15 Eagles turnovers.
Trailing 37-31 at halftime, the Eagles took their first lead of the second half with 15:18 left after a 3-pointer by Jackson. The lead changed hands 11 times after that, the final time when, down by one with 4:13 to go, Georgia State finished the game on a 13-3 run, including six free throws by Williams.
No. 1 Louisville targets rebound vs. Eastern Kentucky
No. 1 Louisville joined a club it wanted no part of by losing to Texas Tech on Tuesday, following Michigan State, Kentucky and Duke as top-ranked teams to fall this season.
Green scores 25 to carry N. Iowa past Grand Canyon 82-58
AJ Green had 25 points as Northern Iowa rolled past Grand Canyon 82-58 on Thursday night.
Western powers No. 6 Gonzaga, No. 15 Arizona tangle
Gonzaga and Arizona, who have often battled for supremacy in the West the past two decades, resume their rivalry Saturday night in Tucson, Ariz.